World Robot Olympiad Abu Dhabi 2011

World Robot Olympiad Abu Dhabi 2011

The World Robot Olympiad was held in Abu Dhabi, UAE in November 2011. I was one of the fortunate LEGO fans invited along to demonstrate to the leaders of tomorrow how LEGO has no boundaries when you use your imagination. Children from all over the world came to compete in the finals for robot building(…)

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Queboid Shooter LEGO Robot

Queboid Shooter LEGO Robot

My Queboid robot has been around for a while, but for the World Robot Olympiad event in Abu Dhabi this year I decided to add a Zamor sphere shooter to the basic model. I swapped out the power function motors to use NXT motors. The idea was that kids could drive the robot using Philo’s joystick design communicating over Bluetooth from(…)

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LEGO Street View Car 2

LEGO Street View Car 2

You might remember the original Lego Street View Car I built in April. It was very popular at the Google Zeitgeist event earlier this year. I wanted to re-build the car to only use the Lego Mindstorms NXT motors. I was also keen to make it look more….car-like. The result, after 4 months of experimentation, is version 2.0(…)

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